November 11 at the Royal Canadian Legion

What to expect at the Sooke Legion on Remembrance Day

On November 11, at 11 a.m. the Remebrance Day parade participants will gather at the cenotaph at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 54 to commemorate Remembrance Day. Two minutes of silence takes place at 11 a.m.

Highway 14, (Sooke Road) will be closed to traffic between Evergreen Plaza and Otter Point Road; and Otter Point Road between Sooke Road and Eustace Road to the Legion.

The closures will be in place from 10:45 to 11 a.m.

The laying of wreaths and Honour Guard will commence at 11 a.m.

On Tuesday, November 11, the Legion will be open to the public and refreshments will be served to all ages.

On Monday, November 10, there will be a Candlelight Ceremony at the cenotaph at 6 p.m. Candlelight tributes are commemorative ceremonies which inspire and engage young Canadians learning about Canada’s stellar military history.